Is Camellia Lady Campbell Evergreen?
Camellia Lady Campbell Potted Camellias 3-4ft 90/120cm They are great winter flowering evergreens for gardens of all sizes, and they look fantastic growing in containers.
What do camellia flowers symbolize?
Generally, camellia flowers symbolize love, affection, and admiration. Camellia flowers are available in white, pink and red with each color having its own unique symbolism. Pink camellias symbolize a longing for someone and is given to someone who is missed. Red camellias symbolize love, passion, and deep desire.
Why are my camellias not blooming?
Camellias that aren’t flowering is due to unfavourable soil conditions, frost damage, pruning at the wrong time, too much fertilizer, too much shade or drought stress. The most common reason for no blooms is because of frost damage whilst the flower buds are developing on the camellia.
Where do Dr King Camellias grow?
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained acid soil in a sheltered position. Protect emerging buds and flowers from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Fertilise in mid-spring and early summer. If grown in a container, use ericaceous compost.
Are Camellia flowers poisonous to humans?
Although camellias are not poisonous, how you care for them can make them dangerous. Treating these bugs with pesticides coats the leaves in poison that can then be consumed by a curious child or an adult wanting to make tea from the leaves of Camellia sinensis.
How big does a Lady Campbell Camellia get?
Genus Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year Details ‘Lady Campbell’ is a vigorous, compact and upright, bushy shrub of medium size with double, rose-form, red flowers to 10cm across
What kind of diseases do camellias suffer from?
Protect from early morning sun and from direct hot summer afternoon sun. Camellias are susceptible to some viruses and fungal diseases including leaf spots, anthracnose, black mold, petal blight, canker and root rot. Watch also for aphids, planthoppers and spider mites. Mass in mixed shrub borders for dramatic winter blooms.
Is the Camellia japonica a care free plant?
Camellias are exceptionally care-free plants if they are given a well-chosen site. Here are some basic rules that need to be followed to enjoy their splendid flowers. Read More
Where can I find the RHS Plant selector?
If you select any attributes with or without a plant name, you will see a much narrower selection of results taken only from the old RHS Plant Selector database. These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. Our Botanical team are working hard to increase the number of plants with detailed information.